Healthy Habits Field Trip!

Pre-K classes enjoyed an educational field trip celebrating wellness.  They toured Harvey's and picked out nutritious items for a snack recipe.  Afterwards, they took a fitness class at the Butler-Mason YMCA, then picnicked at Remington Park.  Pictured above is Mrs. Mallory's class.

Thomas County Schools lands 2.7 million dollar grant to boost literacy skills

Last Friday, the Georgia Department of Education awarded the Thomas County School System a 2.7 million dollar grant to assist the district in implementing a comprehensive literacy plan for children in Thomas County from birth through eighth grade.

The Striving Reader competitive grant was awarded based on the quality of the proposal and the capacity of the system to implement the plan. Thomas County’s plan places a heavy focus on reading and writing in all content areas and on vocabulary development.

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Thomas County Elementary Schools present the Jack O'Lantern Jog

Come out and join the fun at the Hand-In-Hand and Thomas County Upper Elementary Campus on October 24, 2015. Costumes are encouraged. Awards and prizes will be given.  Click here for more information and the registration form.

Families registered by October 2 will be entered to win a one year
membership to the YMCA!


Counting Ducks!

Davis, Bennie, and Anna enjoyed singing and using the duck finger puppets while reading Five Little Ducks in Ms. Shelly's class! The class counted the ducks as they sang along.

Class Experiments!

Miracle, Brianni, and Joshua, in Ms. Holli's Pre-K class, learned about experiments and states of matter in their class.They predicted what would happen if they put Ivory soap in the microwave, noticed how it changed, then enjoyed using cookie cutters and food coloring to make it back into soap again!

Learning with Movement!

Ms. Leigh's class enjoyed learning their sight words while playing a lively, modified game of Twister.  Students identified sight words as they stepped on them while playing the game.

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